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Triaging mental phenomena or: leveling up the stack trace skill

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What they don’t teach you at STEM school

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Beyond type 1 vs. type 2 processing: the tri-dimensional way (link)

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Running the numbers: Cryo vs Discount rate

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Optimal Exercise

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Lifestyle interventions to increase longevity

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Stupid Questions Thread - January 2014

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Methods of Introspection: Brainstorming and Discussion

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Common failure modes in habit formation

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>(Then perhaps build a second such solution that is orthogonal to the first. And so on, with a stack of redundant and highly orthogonal highly generic solutions, any one of which might be the only thing that works in any given disaster, and which does the job all by itself.)

This is excellent! Can ...(read more)

If it is trivial to do better with a few moments of reflection then make with the interesting comments. I see your near universal non-specific disdainful comments as a significant part of why LW is less pleasant to post to.

Strongly disagree. I would be more enthused about lesswrong if it had more attempts at futurism.

I recommend tabooing the word free in order to think more clearly.

detecting previously addressed ideas is a major impediment due to non-obvious terminology.

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[rescue time](https://chrome.google.com/...(read more)

Doing yoga improved my rationality skills. If I were rewriting optimal exercise I'd add a section titled Retraining your Broken CNS.

Lossy compression isn't telos free though.

You can play with this right now and simultaneously dissolve some negative judgements. Think about the function of psychics/fortune tellers in poor communities. What do you think is going on there phenomenologically when you turn off your epistemic rigor goggles? Also try it with prayer. What might ...(read more)